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Apple Inc. (AAPL) reportedly shutting down Burstly’s SkyRocket

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) acquired Burstly, the parent company of TestFlight, last month. TestFlight is a popular mobile app testing platform that is used by many developers. TestFlight stopped supporting the TestFlight SDK and Android support following the acquisition. Now Apple is also shutting down the SkyRocket product.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) is urged by labor groups to stop using harmful chemicals

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is being urged by labor and environmental groups to stop using harmful chemicals at factories in China. The groups are also urging Samsung, Dell, and HP to make changes as well. China Labor Watch and Green America said that Apple should stop using harmful chemicals like the solvents n-hexane and benzene in manufacturing of devices. The groups are not asking for a boycott of the products and reports that suggest this are misinterpreting.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) iOS 7.1 adds 15-minute in-app purchase warning

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This past week Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) released iOS 7.1 as part of a software update. iOS 7.1 bought a few small design changes, but one of the most notable features is a new pop-up warning message that warns users about making an in-app purchase.
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United Airlines to offer free in-flight movie streaming to iOS users

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Apple device users that are traveling on United Airlines will soon be able to access free in-flight movies exclusively through iOS. The program will be rolling out next month. iOS users that want to utilize this new feature just has to download the United Airlines app on their mobile devices.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) patents “Wrist Pedometer Step Detection”

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) was granted a patent that was published today by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The name of the patent is “Wrist Pedometer Step Detection” and it was invented by Yash Modi at Apple. This indicates that Apple could still be planning a rumored ‘iWatch’ wearable device.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) rumored to be improving iCloud in iPhone software update

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When Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) announces the next major version of iOS, it is rumored to have deeper integration with OS X through iCloud. Apple iCloud is Apple’s online data storage service that is used for backing up data, according to 9to5Mac.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) receives approval for Union Square store

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) has received approval to open a new flagship store in San Francisco’s Union Square. Apple spent months of negotiation, but the approval was finally made on Tuesday. The San Francisco Planning Commission and San Francisco Board of Supervisors had to provide final endorsements.
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Apple Inc. (AAPL) asking for substantial royalties from Samsung

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Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is reportedly asking Samsung to pay royalties of $40 per device to have the rights to use technology covered in five patents, according to Florian Mueller of FOSS Patents.
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